Project profile — Support to the SDGs Advocates to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


United Nations Organization (41305)
2022-09-20 - 2024-03-31
Global Affairs Canada
PFM Strategic Policy and Summits

Country / region 

• Africa, regional (20.00%)
• America, regional (20.00%)
• Asia, regional (20.00%)
• Oceania, regional (20.00%)
• Europe, regional (20.00%)


• Unallocated/ Unspecified: Sectors not specified (99810) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates uses these funds, along with other donors’ funding to generate awareness, catalyze political will, and accelerate action to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs). SDG Advocates is a group of academics, artists, politicians, and civil society leaders from around the world. SDG Advocates seek to inspire action with existing partners and new stakeholders from all sectors at a local, national, regional, and global level. Project activities include: (1) co-creating learning and advocacy joint missions; (2) participating in annual meetings with the Secretary-General; (3) collaborating on key SDG communications, engagements and events to promote the SDGs, including SDG dialogues in the UN’s SDG TV Studio; (4) participating in Women Rise for All engagements for women’s leadership and gender equality; (5) contributing to enhance the United Nations Office for Partnerships’ communications and advocacy capacity for mobilization of SDGs; and (6) helping strengthen the SDG partnership ecosystem. This grant is Canada’s co-chair contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Advocates and institutional support to the United Nations Office for Partnership.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes of this project include: (1) increased collaboration between Canada as Co-Chair and UN Partnership on key SDG moments and activations; (2) enhanced UN Partnership’s communication and advocacy capacity; and (3) strengthened SDG partnership ecosystem.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $3,000,000
Planned disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
08-03-2024 Disbursement $1,701,005
29-03-2024 Disbursement $100,000
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by implementing partners
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